Photos of Modern Military Aircraft
F-4 Phantom II
The F-4 Phantom II was manufactured by McDonnell Douglas and was first flown in 1958. Over 5,000 F-4s were produced. The aircraft served with the United States Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps. The aircraft also saw service with several other nations.
F-4 Phantom II FP-680
This aircraft is owned by the Collings Foundation and features a Vietnam war era paint scheme. Photos taken at Oshkosh in 2010.
F-4 Phantom II TD-622
This Phantom is operated by the 82d Aerial Targets Squadron (82 ATRS). Photos taken at Oshkosh in 2010.
P-3 AEW Airborne Early Warning Aircraft
This aircraft is operated by the United States Customs Service. Photos taken at Oshkosh in 2010.
The CV-22 is the Air Force version of the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft. (The U.S. Marine Corps version is known as the MV-22.)
Photos taken at Oshkosh in 2010.
AV-8B Harrier IIBuilt by McDonnell Douglas, the AV-8B Harrier II is a vertical/short takeoff and landing (V/STOL) multirole jet aircraft used by the United States Marine Corps. (Photos taken at EAA-Airventure in 2008)
F-22 RaptorManufactured by Lockheed Martin and Boeing, the F-22 Raptor is the most advanced fighter in the world. (Photos taken at EAA-Airventure in 2008)
Predator B operated by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency. The Predator B is an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). The aircraft patrols Americas borders conducting anti-terrorism missions and watching for illegal boarder crossings. (Photos taken at EAA-Airventure in 2009)
Powered by twin turboprops, the Grumman E-2 Hawkeye is a carrier-based, Airborne Early Warning (AEW) aircraft. (Photos taken at EAA-Airventure in 2001)
Another E-2 Hawkeye photographed in 2011
C-17 Globemaster III
The C-17 Globemaster III is a large transport aircraft built by Boeing. (Photos taken at EAA-Airventure in 2001)